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{{other uses|Veterans Day (disambiguation)}}
 
{{other uses|Veterans Day (disambiguation)}}
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{{Infobox holiday
 
{{Infobox holiday
 
|holiday_name = Veterans Day
 
|holiday_name = Veterans Day
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==Observance==
 
==Observance==
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Because it is a [[Federal holidays in the United States|federal holiday]], some American workers and many students have Veterans Day off from work or school. When Veterans Day falls on a Saturday then either Saturday or the preceding Friday may be designated as the holiday, whereas if it falls on a Sunday it is typically observed on the following Monday. A [[Society for Human Resource Management]] poll in 2010 found that 21 percent of employers planned to observe the holiday in 2011.<ref>{{cite web |title=2011 Holiday Schedules SHRM Poll |author=Society for Human Resource Management |date=November 4, 2010 |url= http://www.shrm.org/Research/SurveyFindings/Articles/Pages/2011HolidaySchedules.aspx}}</ref>
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Because it is a [[Federal holidays in the United States|federal holiday]], some American workers and many students have Veterans Day off from work or school. When Veterans Day falls on a Saturday then either Saturday or the preceding Friday may be designated as the holiday, whereas if it falls on a Sunday it is typically observed on the following Monday. A [[Society for Human Resource Management]] poll in 2010 found that 21 percent of employers planned to observe the holiday in 2011.<ref>{{cite web |title=2011 Holiday Schedules SHRM Poll |author=Society for Human Resource Management |date=November 4, 2010 |url= http://www.shrm.org/Research/SurveyFindings/Articles/Pages/2011HolidaySchedules.aspx }}</ref>
   
 
Non-essential federal government offices are closed. No mail is delivered. All federal workers are paid for the holiday; those who are required to work on the holiday sometimes receive holiday pay for that day in addition to their wages.
 
Non-essential federal government offices are closed. No mail is delivered. All federal workers are paid for the holiday; those who are required to work on the holiday sometimes receive holiday pay for that day in addition to their wages.
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==See also==
 
==See also==
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{{Portal|Holidays}}
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[[File:Veterans Day 2013 Poster.jpg|thumb|right|175px|Veterans Day 2013 Poster]]
 
[[File:Veterans Day 2013 Poster.jpg|thumb|right|175px|Veterans Day 2013 Poster]]
 
*[[Anzac Day]]
 
*[[Anzac Day]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/ Official Website] United States Department of Veterans Affairs
 
*[http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/ Official Website] United States Department of Veterans Affairs
 
*[http://www.smsblaze.com/category/happy-veterans-day/ Veterans Day Quotes] American Holiday
 
*[http://www.smsblaze.com/category/happy-veterans-day/ Veterans Day Quotes] American Holiday

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